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Sting to Be Joined by Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor & More at Rainforest Fund Benefit This Month

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Kevin Mazur/WireImageSting usually holds the biennial charity concert for his Rainforest Fund in the spring, but this year, he’s hosting a winter-themed show in December…and his pals Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor are among the stars who have RSVP’d for the bash. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” — The Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Fund, will take place December 14 at …

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Dolly Parton Announces Fund to Help with Smoky Mountains Fire Relief

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Courtesy or Webster PRDolly Parton‘s never been one to forget where she’s from. In response to the fires still burning in her native Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, Parton has established a fund to help folks who have lost everything to the blazes. Dubbed the My People Fund, the joint effort by the Dollywood Company and the Dollywood Foundation will …

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Jamie Foxx Producing Limited Series About Marvin Gaye

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Rob Verhorst/RedfernsJamie Foxx has signed on to co-produce a limited series that will chronicle the life of late soul legend Marvin Gaye. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Foxx is teaming up with Passe Jones Entertainment’s Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones on the project. The actor, who previously won an Academy Award for his portrayal of another soul icon, Ray …

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Paul McCartney Selling Simply Wonderful Holiday Sweatshirts Online; Reveals Favorite Dylan Songs

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Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney is giving his fans a chance to simply make their Christmas a bit more wonderful, by offering a pair of new holiday-themed sweatshirts at his online store. One of the sweatshirts features the lyrics to the chorus of McCartney’s classic 1979 yuletide tune “Wonderful Christmas Time,” while the other boasts a unique snowflake design incorporating the …

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Chicago Releasing Remixed Version of Its Classic Sophomore Album, “Chicago II,” in January

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RhinoA newly remixed version of Chicago‘s classic second album, Chicago II, will be reissued on January 27. The record, which peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 in 1970, was remixed by British prog-rock musician and acclaimed producer Steven Wilson using the original multi-track tapes. Chicago II, which originally was released as a two-LP set, caught the band at the …

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Madonna, The Rolling Stones Land in Top 10 of “Forbes” Magazine’s 2016 Highest-Paid Musicians List

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABC; Claude GassianMadonna once sang “experience has made me rich,” and she just keeps getting richer each year. Forbes has unveiled its list of the World’s Highest Paid Musicians of 2016, and the dance-pop diva has landed at #4 on the tally after earning $76.5 million over the past year. The magazine notes that Madonna’s lucrative …

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Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton and More Stars Perform on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” Special Tonight

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NBC UniversalOne of New York City’s most enduring holiday traditions, the lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center, takes place tonight, and a star-studded TV show celebrating the event will air live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. As previously reported, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton and Tony Bennett are among the well-known artists who will perform on the Christmas …

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New Grammy Auction Features Items Signed by Roger Daltrey, Paul Simon, David Crosby & More

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ABC Radio; Samir Hussein/Getty ImagesA new Grammy-sponsored charity auction has been launched in celebration of the holiday season that’s offering a variety of autographed collectibles and VIP experiences. Among the many items up for bid are a Gibson electric guitar signed by The Who‘s Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett, and CDs and vinyl discs autographed by such stars as Paul …

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Neil Diamond to Launch 50th Anniversary World Tour

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Ari MichaelsonNeil Diamond will mark five decades in music next year by launching a 50th Anniversary world tour. The trek kicks off April 7 in Fresno, CA and will move across North America, wrapping up August 12 at L.A.’s Forum. Then, Diamond will head to Europe and the U.K., with those dates being announced soon. Tickets go on sale to …

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